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County crews clear snow slide

SHERIDAN --Sheridan County crews have cleared a path through deep snows that slid across a road popular with local snowmobilers.
Sheridan County road and ...

Riverton police searching for escaped suspect

Local police still are looking for Drew Blackburn, 28, of Arapahoe, who was arrested at about 9:30 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of South Federal Boulevard for ...

Ethete man's death labeled as suspicious

The Friday death of Sheldon Whiteman, 25, of Ethete, has been labeled suspicious pending an autopsy.
Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen explained that all ...

State Capitol work cost and timeline uncertain

CHEYENNE --The cost and timeline to complete an extensive renovation and expansion of the Wyoming State Capitol and adjacent Herschler Building remain ...

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Corrections
In Tuesday's Ranger, the page one story "Elected leaders take oath of office" should have said District Court Judge Norman E. Young ...

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Reward upped for missing woman
CASPER -- The family of a 61-year-old Casper woman who has been missing since October is increasing the reward offered ...

Trial set for teenager charged in hospital crash

CASPER -- A judge has set a trial date for a girl accused of using inhalants before she crashed into the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, killing her two ...

Jewell orders fire strategy that protects grouse

BOISE, Idaho -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is calling for a new wildfire-fighting strategy to protect a wide swath of intermountain West sagebrush country, ...

Three employees cited after RPD 'sting' operation

Employees at three Riverton businesses were cited Dec. 29 for selling tobacco to a minor.
The employees were subjects of a "sting" operation conducted by the ...

Riverton mayor, council members take oath of office

It was an emotional meeting Tuesday night for the Riverton City Council as Ron Warpness handed over his mayor seat to Lars Baker after he took the oath of ...

Authorities identify man found dead on college campus

Dominic Lee Arthur Sr., 46, was not associated with the school.

The man found dead Dec. 31 at Central Wyoming College has been identified as Dominic ...

Plea hearing set in death of newborn

The agreement stipulates Ardis Enos would plead guilty to voluntary manslaughter.

An Ethete woman charged with killing her newborn child has reached ...

Today

Deaths
BOARDMAN
Phyllis Prigmore Boardman, 89, of Dubois, died Sunday, Dec. 28, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. Per her request, ...

Poison center reminds residents about dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning

The Wyoming Poison Center has received dozens of calls so far this season on carbon monoxide poisoning.
Every year more than 400 Americans die from ...

Few flu cases reported in county; public nurse recommends vaccine

The Wyoming Department of Health has reported an increase in the number of influenza cases seen in the state, but Fremont County has not yet seen a similar ...

Digest

Oil meeting set Thursday
CHEYENNE -- People worried by a surge in oil development in the Cheyenne area will get a chance to air their concerns with ...

Mead takes oath for second term as governor

The state's four other elected officials took office Monday as well.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and the state's other four statewide elected ...

Scholarship not pacing costs at junior colleges and university

The State of Wyoming's Hathaway Scholarship program isn't keeping up with rising costs of attending the University of Wyoming or the state's community ...

Federal wildlife managers seek data on sage grouse

A decision on listing the bird as an endangered species is expected by September.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is asking Indian tribes, ...

About to leave one city council seat, Christensen files to fill Ward 2 vacancy

Letters of interest are to be submitted at Riverton City Hall by Monday.

Another resident with Riverton City Council experience has announced her ...

 
 

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